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January 9, 2019 7:54 AM Simona Halep: World number one loses to Ashleigh Barty at Sydney International

World number one Simona Halep's first match in more than three months ended in defeat by Australia's Ashleigh Barty at the Sydney International. The Romanian, who cut short her 2018 season with a back injury, was beaten 6-4 6-4 by the world number 15 in the second round after a first-round bye. French Open champion Halep, 27, who was runner-up at last year's 117

January 3, 2019 5:06 PM MSC Zoe: Islands hit as 270 containers fall off ship

Extensive debris has washed up on islands off the Dutch north coast after some 270 containers including chemicals fell off a cargo ship in a storm. As the extent of pollution became clear on five islands including Terschelling, coastguards searched the North Sea for missing containers. The cargo fell off the MSC Zoe near the German island of Borkum 72

January 2, 2019 12:33 PM Guy Verhofstadt GLOATS after Sadiq Khan’s EU fireworks display ‘a powerful message!’

GUY Verhofstadt has lauded London’s European Union-themed New Year’s Eve celebrations that sparked fury amongst Brexiteers. As clocks struck midnight in Britain’s capital and the skyline was lit up with a flurry of fireworks, the London Eye was transformed into a 443-ft yellow and blue EU flag. And as the skies above the Thames were illuminated the words 74

December 24, 2018 12:17 PM Brussels shooting: Upmarket area on lockdown after gunman goes on rampage with Kalashnikov

A SHOOTING in Brussels has put the area on lockdown after a man fired at diners through the window of an upmarket restaurant. Witnesses said they saw a Kalashnikov assault rifle used in the shooting, which took place in Avenue Louise, a luxury shopping street. The shooter fired three shots through the window of the restaurant in the Belgian capital 57

December 18, 2018 7:17 PM BELGIUM CHAOS: Prime Minister offers RESIGNATION as UN migrant pact crisis ERUPTS

BELGIUM’S Prime Minister Charles Michel has offered to resign after losing a vote of no confidence amid a political crisis over a controversial UN migration pact. The decision to adopt the UN migration pact sparked violent protests in the Belgian capital, Brussels, on Sunday, amid fears it could lead to an increase in immigration. Demonstrators clashed 99

December 18, 2018 3:35 PM Iain Duncan Smith launches SCATHING attack on 'worried' Verhofstadt – 'NOT crowing today'

BREXITEER MP Iain Duncan Smith lashed out at Guy Verhofstadt saying he is “not crowing today” and is “actually worried rather than being on top”. Iain Duncan Smith believes Guy Verhofstadt is actually “worried” and not “on top” after the Belgian Prime Minister tweeted about those who support a no-deal Brexit being “totally irresponsible”. Mr Duncan Smith 76

December 10, 2018 6:52 AM Socialists hatch RADICAL plan to TAKE DOWN European populism and enforce ENORMOUS taxes

A RADICAL new blueprint for Europe, spearheaded by former Jeremy Corbyn aide Thomas Piketty, has called for €800billion (roughly £717billion) of levies to challenge the rise of populism across the continent. The left-wing manifesto aims to address division, disillusionment and inequality. The plan has been created in collaboration with several prominent 153

December 9, 2018 4:53 PM UH OH: EU's 'MONSTER' eyes role as Brexit trade negotiator

JEAN-CLAUDE Juncker’s Brexit-hating former deputy is reportedly seeking to become the EU’s next Brexit negotiator - and could use the position to strong-arm the UK in trade talks. Sources in Brussels say Martin Selmayr is positioning himself to succeed Michel Barnier, The Sun reports. As Secretary-General of the European Commission, Mr Selmayr currently 219

December 6, 2018 8:21 AM Transfer balls: Real Madrid break rules to sign Chelsea’s Hazard

Big news for Chelsea fans is that the slowest burning seduction in football is reaching a climix: Real Madrid have agreed personal terms with Chelsea’s Eden Hazard. The BBC brings that news but supports it with no facts. Hazard is under contract at Chelsea. Do the rules permit him to agree terms with another team? Surely not. FIFA’s rules are clear 51

December 2, 2018 9:35 PM Media Bias: Son dives for Spurs but Arsenal prosper

Arsenal beat Spurs 4-2 in the North London derby in which Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was sensational. Both sides scored from the penalty spots. But should the Spurs penalty for a foul on’ Heung-Min Son been given? Let’s look at the match reports for signs of bias. Arsenal FC says “contact looked minimal”. The game turned on “Son’s elaborate fall for the penalty 36